Charles Busby

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Charles Busby
● Charles Busby, 1938 (HA)

born in Scotland

Charles Busby was born in Caldercruix, North Lanarkshire. *

The midfielder signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Wednesday, 27th March, 1935, having most recently been with Shotts United.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 30th November, 1935, in a 1-1 draw away to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

Charles scored his first goal for Thistle on Wednesday, 1st May, 1940, in a 2-0 win at home to Ayr United in the Regional League, Western Division.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Saturday, 10th August, 1940, in a 5-2 win at home to Dumbarton in the Southern League.

He played his last game for Thistle on Wednesday, 29th April, 1942, in a 1-0 neutral-venue defeat against Morton in the Southern League Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 98 occasions.

His club-list included Shotts United, Partick Thistle, Hibernian and Falkirk.

We don't know where or when Charles died. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 01.05.1940 Ayr United [h] W2-0 (Regional League, Western Division - game 27)
goal.png 10.08.1940 Dumbarton [h] W5-2 (Southern League - game 1)


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